Tilia (Lime blossom)

Tilia sp.

Part used

Dried and whole inflorescence flowers.


The European Medicine Agency (EMA) approves its traditional use for the symptomatic relief of colds and as a mild tranquilizer.


The pharmacological actions of inflorescences have not extensively investigated.

It has been traditionally used to sooth coughs. Popularly, it is attributed to being a tranquilizer, a diuretic and antispasmodic.